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Med Clin North Am. 1998 Mar;82(2):391-401.

Domestic violence in women.

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George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA.

Abstract

Domestic violence is a significant public health issue affecting women. Numerous medical organizations have recommended that routine screening of women be conducted to assist in the prevention, identification, and care for victims of violence. This article examines the scope of domestic violence in women, reviews ways to recognize abuse, examines the potential impact of abuse upon health and discusses the management of victims.

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9531931
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